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Signature hole - The Banff Springs' Stanley Thompson Course

HOLE #5, ‘THE TROUGH’ YARDAGE: 424 PAR 4 This is the first in a series of features on area golf courses.

It's all about Canada at Cornerstone

Weather-wise, it would appear July and summer are a long way off. Luckily, though, nobody has to wait until July 1 to celebrate all things Canadian, as the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is already running at Cornerstone Theatre and Restaurant.

Ell offers country sound at Hotel

Hard on the heels of shows at Wild Bill’s in Banff (May 13-14) country music sensation Lindsay Ell will play the Canmore Hotel, May 20.

Fest has music, magic, merriment

If, as parents, you think it is getting harder to find good clean fun for your kids, consider this weekend’s WOW!, presented by the Canmore Children’s Festival Society, which, as part of its one-day programming, will feature the inventive musical com
Bridging Iceland and Alberta

Bridging Iceland and Alberta

Icelandic author Kristín Ómarsdóttir has come to the wilderness seeking inspiration. “It’s an unbelievable place,” she said. “It’s so different from where I come from.
Cheeseboy a tear-jerker for all ages

Cheeseboy a tear-jerker for all ages

An Australian story of a boy made from cheese will take centre stage at The Banff Centre this weekend.
Maki-Squire duo descend on Whyte Horse

Maki-Squire duo descend on Whyte Horse

Kate Maki and Fred Squire are not calling it quits. Despite that being the title of their latest tour, the two solo musicians plan to continue touring and making new music for the foreseeable future.
Ruthie's book adds to Rocky Mountain lore

Ruthie's book adds to Rocky Mountain lore

In 1964, Ruth (Ruthie) Oltmann came west, like so many before her, in search of adventure or, as she says “to follow her star”.
Banff Theatre Company to stage Marion Bridge

Banff Theatre Company to stage Marion Bridge

Drama – most families experience it; some thrive upon it. In the case of Marion Bridge, the newly-formed Banff Theatre Company could be said to be both taking root as a community theatre family and staging a heart-felt play about family.

Fest takes over Springs

If you’re unsure of whether to pair The Balkan’s ouzo prawns with Banff Avenue Brewing’s IPA or Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery’s Gewürztraminer – it doesn’t matter.